Cedric Johner Abyss Chronograph 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

Switzerland based independent master watchmaker Cedric Johner has released a limited edition watch to mark the 30th anniversary of his professional independence. Limited to 30 pieces, this commemorative timepiece is the reissue of the iconic Abyss watch.

Cedric Johner’s career has been shaped through many experiences, starting with jewelry at Chopard – where all began – to the world of watchmaking. He created his eponymous brand in 1997.

Cedric Johner Abyss Chronograph 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

To celebrate his 30 years of activity, Cédric Johner has decided to reissue a unique timepiece, reflecting his know-how and highlighting his creativity.

For the first time, Cédric Johner is offering the Abyss Chronograph column wheel model in 316L steel with exceptional finishes.

Cedric Johner Abyss Chronograph 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

Customers take part in this creation by having the possibility of choosing the color of the dial, the artisanal finishes of the movement, as well as the bracelet. As usual, almost all of the components of this watch are handcrafted by Cédric Johner in his workshop in Carouge, step by step. Each model is emotional and characterized by the uniqueness of its finishes.

The Abyss Chronograph column wheel model in 316L steel is limited to 30 pieces, all numbered and having a reference certificate.

Cedric Johner Abyss Chronograph 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

Initially, the watch is available for preorder for the most loyal and prestigious customers of its brand. In the second stage, the watch will be put on sale to general customers. The fastest will be able to choose their limited number directly via the online reservation system.

Technical details

Model: Cédric Johner Limited Edition Abyss Chronograph

Case
Case shaped by hand
Material: 316L stainless steel
Sapphire crystal top and spherical shape
Round and flat sapphire bottom glass
Crown: Stainless steel hand-engraved with my maker’s mark J
Double spring stainless steel shape chronograph pushers
Angled / polished stainless steel screw back, lines drawn on the face and hand-engraved with a chisel
Each background is individually numbered from 1/30 to 30/30

Dimensions
Width: 39.00mm
Length: 41.20mm
Length with lugs: 47.50mm
Thickness: 11.80mm

Functions
Hours, minutes and small seconds located at 9 o’clock
Column wheel chronograph with central 60 seconds hand and 30-minute counter located at 3 o’clock
Start / Stop function located at 2 o’clock
Reset function located at 4 o’clock

Movement
Manual winding movement
18’000 Alt / h
13 ’’ ’lines
Screw balance
Manual winding on the crown
Handmade “small seeds” decoration on the surfaces of the bridges and the mainplate
Hollow-out of the mainplate and resting of the pearl bridges
Angled and rimmed wheels
Polished bevelled springs, drawn sides, satin-finished shellac stone top
Polished beveled lever, rocker and clutch, drawn sidewalls, shellac stone satin finish
Screws, bevelled, polished and rimmed

Dial
Grade 5 titanium, circled and colored by anodization
Ringed 925 silver counter colored by electrolysis
925 silver pastille circled and individually numbered 1/30 to 30/30
Decals numbers by pad printing

Strap
Full skin alligator strap, rolled up and sewn by hand
Handmade 316L stainless steel pin buckle

Price details
Export Price: CHF 28’500.- (WT)
Price for Switzerland: CHF 30’694.- (included VAT 7.7%)

Warranty
2 years international warranty

Cédric Johner Watches

Cédric Johner is an independent master watchmaker based in Geneva. With an impressive experience of about three decades, this talented watchmaker creates unique hand-made mechanical timepieces for esteemed clients.

Cédric Johner Watches

Cédric Johner began his watchmaking career in 1982 at the age of fifteen, as a trainee jeweller in a major Geneva fashion house. He then learned traditional watch making. Since beginning, he has a passion for creating unique timepieces. None of his watches are identical and each of them has something totally unique about it.

Cédric Johner Watches

Cédric Johner operates a small luxury watch atelier in Geneva. The watchmaker uses much acclaimed traditional methods for the decoration and finishing of each watch and its movement.

Cédric Johner Watches

Cédric Johner makes all the parts of his watches, including the jewellery part. All parts are hand-made using traditional methods. He makes watches based on previous models, but also entirely made-to-measure models according to the customer’s request.

Cedric Johner Maestria - Unique piece in platinum with minute repeater and perpetual calendar skeleton
Cedric Johner Maestria – Unique piece in platinum with minute repeater and perpetual calendar skeleton

Contact details

Website: http://www.cedric-johner.ch/

CEDRIC JOHNER Abyss 4888/4 Minute-Repeater

Launched in 2002 by Cédric Johner, this minute-repeater model in white gold houses an exceptional hand wound mechanical movement developed in association with Christophe Claret. The opening in the engine-turned dial affords a view of the system used to engage the striking mechanism for the hours, quarter-hours and minutes.

Each movement is meticulously finished, with bevelled bridges and wheels, stressing the unique spirit of this creation.

CEDRIC JOHNER Abyss 4888/4 Minute-Repeater

Technical details

Model: CEDRIC JOHNER Abyss 4888/4 Minute-Repeater

Movement
Mechanical, hand-wound, Cédric Johner and Christophe Claret
18 000 V/h, 45-hour power reserve, artisan finish

Functions
Hours, minutes, and hour, quarter-hour and minute repeater

Case
750 (18K) white gold, shaped by hand
Spherical sapphire crystal
Sapphire back

Dial
Engine-turned

Strap
Full crocodile leather

CEDRIC JOHNER Abyss 5380/4 Tourbillon

Launched in 2001, this tourbillon model from CEDRIC JOHNER’s Abyss line has a hand-crafted Red gold case fitted with scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass.

The Abyss 5380/4 Tourbillon boasts a hand-guilloché dial that gives glimpse of an automatic movement with meticulous, bevelled bridges and wheels. It has red gold hour and minute hands, and the tourbillon founds its place at 6’o clock.

CEDRIC JOHNER Abyss 5380/4 Tourbillon

The CJ 80 Tourbillon calibre is self winding and offers an exceptional 110-hour power reserve. This model is fitted with a crocodile leather strap.

Technical details

Model: CEDRIC JOHNER Abyss 5380/4 Tourbillon

Movement
Automatic, CJ 80 Tourbillon calibre, bevelled bridges and wheels
Frequency: 21’600 V/h
110-hour power reserve

Functions
Hours, minutes

Case
750 (18K) red gold
Sapphire crystal

Dial
Hand-guilloché in “petit panier” pattern

Strap
Full-skin crocodile leather